Business Operations Intern

Application close date: 2022-03-29


Meaningful work with good people.

Help Small-Medium Businesses (SMB’s) reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions. The energy transition is creating tremendous career opportunities! Sustaine is a dynamic and growing company in the industry. If you have an interest and aptitude for business development, we will train you in energy and welcome you this summer. 

Businesses have many choices in electricity today: utility supply, competitive supply, renewables of different types, energy efficiency projects and more. In fact, the options are dizzying. Sustaine helps SMBs understand their options and make the best choice. Our powerful, proprietary software platform leads customers to their best solution. Then we deliver it to them through our network of qualified providers.  The result is a lower energy bill, less dependency on fossil fuels and a safer environment.

With Sustaine you will:

  • Work with an experienced team to learn, understand and excel at bringing SMBs their best energy.
  • Learn about and/or employ our well-developed process for digital lead gen, networking, outbound engagement by email and phone and building rapport.
  • Identify business development prospects in LinkedIn-Sales Navigator and/or other prospecting tools.
  • Run social media campaigns to connect with prospects, measure and monitor results, and adapt for increasing success.
  • Populate CRM s/w with new connections and set up follow-up tasks.
  • Potentially, build relationships with SMBs to deliver initial solutions via consultative selling and delivering a high level of service. 
  • Demonstrate competency as part of a team, leveraging collective knowledge.


  • Good organization skills and process-oriented
  • Strong communication including both written and oral skills
  • Comfort with numbers and quantitative concepts
  • Self-starter, able to perform well when (potentially) working remotely

Terms: $18/hour, 40 hours/week, 10-week minimum between May 15 and August 31. 

Looking for a meaningful internship with good people? Submit a resume and email/letter. 

Join Sustaine this summer!